Scaw expands chain-making capacity with R110m investment in automated plant

April 6, 2017

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Specialist steel products manufacturer Scaw Metals has invested R110-million to expand and modernise the production of large-diameter chain and masterlink components at its McKinnon Chain factory in Vereeniging, in southern Gauteng. Large-diameter chains are used in various industries for lifting applications, while the masterlink and sub-assemblies are sold mostly into the international offshore oil and gas sector. The investment raises McKinnon Chain’s nameplate capacity to 10 000 t/y of chain and 2 000 t/y of master links.

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